What is HSK?

Brief Introduction HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi in Chinese Pinyin ) is the Official Chinese Proficiency Test. It’s an international standardized exam which tests and rates Chinese language proficiency. It assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives. History  HSK test was launched in 1984. In 1991, the first HSK test was held outside of China. Since then, the HSK test centers have set up in China and countries all over the…

HSK Test Regulation

HSK Test Regulation 1. Test Time and Registration Time Hanban will publicize at the end of each year the schedule of Chinese test centers all over the world, and the test date of each center may be slightly different. Before the registration, please access to www.chinesetest.cn to see the schedule of each test center or consult the test center you are to choose. The beginning date of registration for each test shall be at least one month prior to the…

2014 HSK TEST DATES

  2014 HSK TEST DATES You may also need to know 2015 HSK Test dates What is HSK? How to register HSK test online HSK Test Regulations  

2015 HSK TEST DATES

2015 HSK TEST DATES  You may also need to know What is HSK? 2014 HSK Test dates How to register HSK test online HSK Test Regulations

How to bargain in Chinese language

When you go shopping in Chinese market, you must learn how to bargain with Vendors. Remember to act the part of a disinterested browser. Casually saunter up, keeping it slow and directionless, and indifferently ask for the price. Maybe even through in a slight criticism. The Bargain Skills I was never very good at bargaining.Every time girlfriends asked what I paid for a new jacket, which always happens here, I’d lie, offering up a third of what I actually paid.…

Doing Business in China

Business cards If someone hands you a business card, always take it with two hands. If you hand a business card to someone, make sure the writing faces the person to whom you are giving the card. Do not immediately put the business card away in your coat or wallet, keep it visible and in your hand. If you are seated at a table, keep the business card face up on the table. Planning / Making Schedules For the most…

How to deal with job interviews in China?

China’s economy is still growing and there are plenty opportunities for the right person to move up from a basic English teaching job to something more professional and better paid. Many expats find they have trouble breaking through into the higher level positions. Most of the better teaching jobs or professional positions require a face-to-face or telephone interview. Have attended many interviews both as an applicant and Employer, I have noticed that interviews in China pose certain problems. So let’s…

Peking University

General Information Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as “Yan Yuan”(the garden of Yan), is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 square metres (or 274 hectares). It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace. Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 53 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE),…

The Great Wall of China

There is an old saying in China that He who has never been to the Great Wall is not a true man. Unlike other Natural and Cultural Heritage Sites, the Great Wall Of China embraces such broad dimensions that nothing else can compare with. It runs across Northern China from east to west, providing protection to agricultural civilisation and ancient trading routes. It spans the history of China from past to present, witnessing the rise and fall of powers and…